It seems like we’re all unhappy at once
Each in our own little lives.
selfishly, I realise
that my chaos is just one of a variety.

If not actually together,
we share this experience of despair.

This makes it easier to forgive you
all of you
And to forgive me.
I am relieved.
For a moment I think I know compassion. Continue reading


On being ready

Doing things has never been my forte.

Take this blog, for instance – I made it four years ago, but only started posting a few weeks ago!

As a perfectionist of the ‘crippled-by-what-ifs’ variety, I rarely attempt anything new voluntarily, unless I have some small guarantee that I will actually be able to do it. Reasonably well. On the first attempt. As you may have guessed, this precludes a great many new experiences!

This being said, I am heading overseas in April. By myself. Continue reading